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Ms. Bhatti from Dorchester MA is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

The World is in a Pencil

Help me give my students basic writing supplies of pencils to let them access the math curriculum without any barriers.

  • $174 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My fifth graders are energetic and eager to learn! They come to school with many challenges but always strive to do their best. I am just amazed by them. I want to create the supportive environment they crave.

My students deserve every resource necessary for their success.

Many of my students come from low income families and their learning should never suffer due to a lack of materials. When given the supplies they need, my amazing students will flourish because they have an undying ambition to succeed.

My Project

My students need pencils to be able to access the math curriculum. While my students begin the school year with a case full of pencils, as the year continues, they quickly run out of pencils. They spend valuable learning time trying to find a friend to borrow a pencil from. These pencils will allow students to come into class and get right to learning.

The majority of our families don't have the time and/ or resources to go out and make sure that our students have the materials that they need.

I hoping to be able to provide my students with classroom basics such as pencils.

Ms. Bhatti
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Ticonderoga Pencils, Wood-Cased, Graphite #2 HB Soft, Yellow, 96-Pack (13872) • Amazon Business $9.96 9 $89.64
EXPO Low Odor Dry Erase Markers, Chisel Tip, Assorted, 16 Count • Amazon Business $10.27 1 $10.27
Clorox Disinfecting Wipes Value Pack, Bleach Free Cleaning Wipes - 75 Count Each (Pack of 3) • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
Purell Advanced Hand Sanitizer Refreshing Gel 8 oz • Amazon Business $2.99 2 $5.98

Materials cost

$115.88

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.74

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$147.62

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$26.05

Total project goal

$173.67

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$173.67

4 Donors

-$85.00

Donations toward project cost

-$76.00

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$9.00

match offer

-$84.26

Match offer toward project cost

-$71.62

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$12.64

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$4.41

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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